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					                                            7th Grade Pre-AP Texas History Curriculum Document
                                                    Civil War and Reconstruction, Farming, Frontier Texas
     Fifth Six Weeks                                                                                                                                          Birdville ISD
   Topic     TEKS           Student               TEKS Clarifications /                        Performance Indicators            Cog.      Resources                 Activities
            Strand       Expectations                 Specifications                                                            Level
Civil War & 05A    explain reasons for the Reasons – slavery, tariffs, states             Selected response and performance Explain /                   List 10(as many as you can))
Reconstr-   Hist.  involvement of Texas rights/ sovereignty.                              items may test reasons for          Understand                major issues that led to Texas
uction             in the Civil War                                                       involvement. Stimulus pieces are                              secession and create powerpoint
                   TAKS 1                                                                 appropriate.; Example of selected                             with each
                                                                                          response: Which of the following
                                                                                          was a cause for Texans fighting the                           See Civil War Magazine (5B)
                                                                                          Civil War?; A. Slavery; (other
                                                                                          choices); Example of performance:
                                                                                          Essay – What was the most
                                                                                          important cause for Texas to join
                                                                                          the Confederacy? Why?

Civil War & 05B       analyze the political,     Effects of Civil War - Political-        Selected and constructed response Analyze /                   Review information about social
Reconstr-   Hist.     economic, and social       disorder because no civil or military    and performance items should test Analyze                     life in Civil War Texas. Write
uction                effects of the Civil War   forces existed to protect the people;    effects of Civil War and                                      “Dear Abby” letters asking for
                      and Reconstruction in      Economic-economy in shambles, e.g.,      Reconstruction. Stimulus pieces are                           advice about changes in their
                      Texas                      worthless money, lack of help for        appropriate.; Example: Which of                               social lives. Have students
                      TAKS 1, 4                  adequate farm production or              the following was a political effect                          exchange letters and write
                                                 businesses, lack of consumer goods       of the Civil War on Texas?; A. Lack                           responses that offer suggestions
                                                 and medicines Social- loss of young      of a civil or military force to keep                          for dealing with changes.
                                                 men, fear of slaves as to future ;       order (other choices) Constructed
                                                 Reconstruction – Political –             Response: What was the most                                   Civil War Magazine
                                                 Constitution of 1876, beginning of       lasting effect of reconstruction in                           3 sections addressing politics,
                                                 100 years of Democratic rule in          Texas? Justify your answer.                                   economics, slavery, social issues,
                                                 Texas; Economic – growth of tenant       Performance: Create a PowerPoint                              before/during/after the war
                                                 farming and sharecropping; Social –      presentation of the effects of the                            Include adds dealing with
                                                 segregation, Jim Crow laws, KKK,         Civil War and Reconstruction on                               economic issues of the time
                                                 lack of funding of education – fell to   former slaves in Texas.
                                                 local control.

Frontier     06A      identify significant     Include all listed people and events       Selected and constructed response Identify /                  Cattle, cotton, oil: teacher gives
Texas        Hist.    individuals, events, and and the issues surrounding them.           items may test knowledge of any of Remember                   names of those who are important
                      issues from                                                         the listed people, issues or events.                          and to research and students create
                      Reconstruction through                                              Stimulus pieces are appropriate.;                             booklets (mini biographies) and
                      the beginning of the                                                Example of selected response:                                 specific facts to look for in each
                      20th century, including                                             Which of the following is a myth                              and copy as rotate (teacher has
                      the factors leading to                                              about the life of cowboys in Texas?;                          skeletal note outline/fact sheet) or

     7th Grade PAP TX History – 5th Six Weeks                                                 Page 1                                                   12/11/2011 8:02:00 AM
                                              7th Grade Pre-AP Texas History Curriculum Document
                                                     Civil War and Reconstruction, Farming, Frontier Texas
     Fifth Six Weeks                                                                                                                                             Birdville ISD
   Topic      TEKS              Student                   TEKS Clarifications /                  Performance Indicators               Cog.    Resources                 Activities
              Strand         Expectations                   Specifications                                                            Level
                       the expansion of the                                                 Constructed response – Identify five                           create
                       Texas frontier, the                                                  Spanish influences on the cattle                                trading cards with facts that
                       effects of westward                                                  industry.                                                      students
                       expansion on Native
                       Americans, the
                       development of the
                       cattle industry from its
                       Spanish beginnings, the
                       myth and realities of
                       the cowboy way of life,
                       the effects of the
                       growth of railroads, the
                       buffalo soldiers, and
                       Cynthia Parker
                       TAKS 1, 4, 5

Frontier      06B      explain the political,     Cattle – Industry blossomed after         Selected and constructed responses Explain /                   read to know about and trade with
Texas         Hist     economic, and social       Civil War as beef was demanded in         as well as performance items are     Analyze                   others
                       impact of the cattle and   Eastern cities, cattle drives took beef   appropriate as are stimulus pieces.
                       the development of         to railheads, “cattle kingdom” –          Items should prefer impact of listed                           Creating Your Own Ranch
                       West Texas resulting       ranches that arose on the open range –    issues and events.; Example or                                 Include
                       from the close of the      created a culture of ranchers and         selected or constructed response:                              -Location (Why)
                       frontier                   cowboys, farmers began fencing their      (description of discovery of                                   -Cattle Type
                                                  land and brought about the end of the     Spindletop) Which of the following                             -Fenced in / Open why
                                                  open range, range wars – conflicts        is an important result of the                                  -Brands
                                                  between cattlemen and farmers and         depiction above? A. Texas grew                                 -How cattle get to market /Why?
                                                  ranchers who fenced land, railroads       wealthy (other choices) Example of                             -Cowboy responsibilities
                                                  came into Texas in the 1870s and          constructed response: List three                               -What trails used and why?
                                                  “drives” were no longer necessary.        reasons for the growth of the cattle                           -Where the trails go through?
                                                  By late 1880s, cattle era was             industry in order of their                                     -Include description of
                                                  declining.                                importance. Justify your answers.                              environment
                                                                                            Performance: Debate: Who was
                                                                                            most responsible for the range wars
                                                                                            in Texas (farmers or ranchers) and
                                                                                            why?

traFrontier   07A      define the impact of       Include all listed industries in the      Selected response items may ask        Define /

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                                           7th Grade Pre-AP Texas History Curriculum Document
                                               Civil War and Reconstruction, Farming, Frontier Texas
     Fifth Six Weeks                                                                                                                                  Birdville ISD
   Topic   TEKS            Student                TEKS Clarifications /                  Performance Indicators            Cog.      Resources             Activities
           Strand       Expectations                  Specifications                                                      Level
Texas      Hist.  "boom and bust" and       boom and bust cycle.                   students the definition of boom-and- Remember
                  trace the boom-and-                                              bust cycles or how boom-and-bust
                  bust cycle of leading                                            fit any of the listed industries.
                  Texas industries                                                 Stimulus pieces may be
                  throughout the 20th                                              appropriate.; Example: Which of
                  century, including                                               the following industries experienced
                  farming, cotton and                                              the most recent boom-and-bust
                  cattle ranching                                                  cycle?
                  TAKS 1

Frontier   11A     analyze why immigrant    Include, Mexican, and Anglo-           Selected response, constructed      Analyze /
Texas      Geog.   groups came to Texas     Americans during early19th century,    response, and performance items     Analyze
                   and where they settled   then European immigrants, and          should have students analyze why
                   TAKS 1. 2                Hispanic in recent times.              immigrants came to Texas as well
                                                                                   as why they settled where they did.
                                                                                   Stimulus pieces, possibly used
                                                                                   together, are appropriate.; Example
                                                                                   of selected response: (Map of
                                                                                   immigration to Texas from 1850-
                                                                                   1900.) Which of the following
                                                                                   reasons might explain why African
                                                                                   Americans settled where they did in
                                                                                   Texas? (choices) Constructed
                                                                                   response: List two most important
                                                                                   reasons for immigrants coming to
                                                                                   Texas. Support your answer.)

Frontier   11B     analyze how              Include influences of Spanish,           Selected response, constructed      Analyze /
Texas      Geog.   immigration and          Mexican, Anglo-Americans, African response, and performance items            Analyze
                   migration to Texas in    Americans, and European groups and should test students over influences
                   the 19th and 20th        then, influence of recent immigrants only. Stimulus pieces are
                   centuries have           economically, politically, and socially. appropriate. ; Example of selected
                   influenced Texas                                                  response: Which of the following is
                   TAKS 1, 2                                                         a major influence of migration of
                                                                                     farmers to West Texas? (choices)
                                                                                     Example of constructed response:
                                                                                     List, in order of importance, the

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                                            7th Grade Pre-AP Texas History Curriculum Document
                                                 Civil War and Reconstruction, Farming, Frontier Texas
     Fifth Six Weeks                                                                                                                                     Birdville ISD
   Topic    TEKS            Student                   TEKS Clarifications /              Performance Indicators            Cog.        Resources               Activities
            Strand        Expectations                  Specifications                                                     Level
                                                                                   changes brought about by farmers
                                                                                   moving into West Texas?
                                                                                   Performance: Compare/contrast the
                                                                                   influences of the French and
                                                                                   Germans in the 1980s in Texas.
                                                                                   (Essay)

Frontier    19B     describe how people     Include examples of cultural activities, Selected response and performance Describe /
Texas       Culture from selected racial,   locations, events from a variety of      items should have students           Understand
                    ethnic, and religious   groups.                                  recognize attempts to maintain
                    groups attempt to                                                cultural heritage or describe such.
                    maintain their cultural                                          Stimulus pieces are appropriate.;
                    heritage while adapting                                          Example of selected response:
                    to the larger Texas                                              (Picture of a neighborhood with
                    culture                                                          stores advertising a culture’s
                    TAKS 3                                                           language/items/ideals.) The above is
                                                                                     an example of: A. maintaining
                                                                                     cultural identity within Texas, etc.
                                                                                     Performance: Write a poem, song,
                                                                                     etc. that might describe a culture’s
                                                                                     attempt to maintain identity in
                                                                                     Texas today.

Frontier    20C     analyze the effects of Include all listed discoveries.         Selected response and performance Analyze /                      Creating Your Own Ranch
Texas       Sci/Tec scientific discoveries                                         items should prefer the effects of Analyze                       (See 6B)
            h/Soc and technological                                                discoveries and innovations.
                    innovations, such as                                           Stimulus pieces are appropriate.;
                    barbed wire and the                                            Example: Which of the following
                    windmill on the                                                was widely used in West Texas for
                    development of Texas                                           electricity? Performance: Analyze
                    TAKS 3                                                         the effects of barbed wire on the
                                                                                   development of West Texas. (Essay)

Civil War   21F      evaluate the validity of Reasons – slavery, tariffs, states   Selected response and performance Evaluate /
Reconstr-   Skills   a source based on        rights/ sovereignty.                 items may test reasons for        Evaluate
uction               language, corroboration                                       involvement. Stimulus pieces are
                     with other sources, and                                       appropriate.; Example of selected

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                                           7th Grade Pre-AP Texas History Curriculum Document
                                                Civil War and Reconstruction, Farming, Frontier Texas
    Fifth Six Weeks                                                                                                                                       Birdville ISD
  Topic   TEKS             Student                  TEKS Clarifications /                 Performance Indicators            Cog.        Resources               Activities
          Strand        Expectations                  Specifications                                                        Level
                   information about the                                            response: Which of the following
                   author                                                           was a cause for Texans fighting the
                   TAKS 5                                                           Civil War?; A. Slavery; (other
                                                                                    choices); Example of performance:
                                                                                    Essay – What was the most
                                                                                    important cause for Texas to join
                                                                                    the Confederacy? Why?

Ongoing   01A      identify the major eras    (Annexation, Mexican War, Western Selected response and constructed Identify /                         Civil War Magazine (see 5B)
          Hist.    in Texas history and      expansion, Slavery Issue); Civil War – response types may include             Understand
                   describe their defining   1861-1865 – (Battles, Home front,        questions on eras and questions on
                   characteristics           Reconstruction); Frontier Wars -         events occurring within an era. Use
                   TAKS 1                    1866-1880 – (Indian Wars, forts);        of descriptions which the student
                                             Economic Development – 1860-1920 has to identify with the era are
                                             – (Cattle, Railroads, farming, cotton,); preferable. ; Example: Match the
                                             Prosperity and Crisis – 1870-            event with the era in which it
                                                                                      occurred A. Spanish explorers –
                                                                                      republic of Texas B. Railroads –
                                                                                      Civil War C. Filibusters – Lone Star
                                                                                      State D. Depression with Prosperity
                                                                                      and Crisis - Constructed Response:
                                                                                      List four events of the Exploration
                                                                                      and Colonization Era (1492- 1821)
                                                                                      in the order of their importance to
                                                                                      the development of Texas.

Ongoing   01B      apply absolute and       Dates included on time periods and      Selected response types may include Apply /
          Hist.    relative chronology      major events above; Sequencing of       questions on which eras occurred     Apply
                   through the sequencing any information above.                    within which dates, events involved
                   of significant                                                   in eras, or sequencing of eras. No
                   individuals, events, and                                         dates on individual events.
                   time periods                                                     Descriptions for stimulus pieces
                   TAKS 1                                                           would be appropriate.; Example:
                                                                                    Which would be the correct
                                                                                    sequence of events in Texas
                                                                                    History? I. Mexican War II.
                                                                                    Statehood III. Annexation A. III, I,

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                                          7th Grade Pre-AP Texas History Curriculum Document
                                                Civil War and Reconstruction, Farming, Frontier Texas
    Fifth Six Weeks                                                                                                                                     Birdville ISD
  Topic   TEKS            Student                    TEKS Clarifications /                Performance Indicators               Cog.    Resources             Activities
          Strand        Expectations                   Specifications                                                          Level
                                                                                    II B. I, II, III C. II, III, I D. II, I,
                                                                                    III

Ongoing   09C      analyze the effects of Include effects on and Civil War,         Selected response and performance Analyze /
          Geog.    physical and human       frontier life, agribusiness and other   items should test effects on events. Analyze
                   factors such as climate, major industries, etc…                  Stimulus pieces are appropriate.;
                   weather, landforms,                                              Ex. of selected response Which of
                   irrigation,                                                      the following is the best reason for
                   transportation, and                                              the first Anglos to settle in the
                   communication on                                                 eastern portion of Texas? (choices)
                   major events in Texas                                            Performance: Why were there
                   TAKS 2                                                           cotton farming in parts of Texas but
                                                                                    not in others.

Ongoing   10B      explain ways in which Include, immigrants from Europe,           Selected and constructed response Explain /
          Geog.    geographic factors have revolution, slavery, Civil War,          and performance items may ask        Analyze
                   affected the political, agribusiness, closing of the frontier    students to explain how factors have
                   economic, and social                                             affected Texas. Stimulus pieces
                   development of Texas                                             may work well here.; Example of
                   TAKS 2                                                           selected response: How did the
                                                                                    climate of West Texas affect its
                                                                                    development? (choices)
                                                                                    Constructed response: List the
                                                                                    most important geographic features
                                                                                    in the development of West Texas
                                                                                    and why. Performance: Develop a
                                                                                    map of modern immigration to West
                                                                                    Texas. Include Hispanics, Asian,
                                                                                    etc.

Ongoing   19A     explain how the             Include holidays and performances    Selected response items should       Explain /
          Culture diversity of Texas is       from Native American, Hispanic,      provide examples of cultural         Understand
                  reflected in a variety of   Black, Jewish, Muslim, European, and diversity and have students
                  cultural activities,        Asian groups as well as others.      recognize them. Stimulus pieces are
                  celebrations, and                                                appropriate.; Example: (hypothetical
                  performances                                                     listing of performances of many
                                                                                   cultures coming to a nearby arts

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                                          7th Grade Pre-AP Texas History Curriculum Document
                                               Civil War and Reconstruction, Farming, Frontier Texas
    Fifth Six Weeks                                                                                                                                        Birdville ISD
  Topic   TEKS            Student                   TEKS Clarifications /                 Performance Indicators              Cog.        Resources             Activities
          Strand        Expectations                  Specifications                                                          Level
                                                                                    hall); The above listing is an
                                                                                    example of which of the following?
                                                                                    A. the multi-cultural nature of Texas
                                                                                    (other choices)

Ongoing   19B     describe how people     Include examples of cultural activities, Selected response and performance Describe /
          Culture from selected racial,   locations, events from a variety of      items should have students           Understand
                  ethnic, and religious   groups.                                  recognize attempts to maintain
                  groups attempt to                                                cultural heritage or describe such.
                  maintain their cultural                                          Stimulus pieces are appropriate.;
                  heritage while adapting                                          Example of selected response:
                  to the larger Texas                                              (Picture of a neighborhood with
                  culture                                                          stores advertising a culture’s
                  TAKS 3                                                           language/items/ideals.) The above is
                                                                                   an example of: A. maintaining
                                                                                   cultural identity within Texas, etc.
                                                                                   Performance: Write a poem, song,
                                                                                   etc. that might describe a culture’s
                                                                                   attempt to maintain identity in
                                                                                   Texas today.

Ongoing   21A      differentiate between, Guest speakers, historical societies, All skills items should use a              Differentiat
          Skills   locate, and use primary paintings, photographs, letters,         stimulus piece or pieces that require e / Apply
                   and secondary sources journals, parts of laws or decrees,        the student to analyze the stimulus
                   such as computer          printed copies of speeches as well as to answer the question correctly.
                   software, databases,      television and print media for current Items that determine student skills
                   media and news            events, Internet searches, and others… from the other objectives could be
                   services, biographies,                                           noted, but new items should test
                   interviews, and artifacts                                        these skills separately. Performance
                   to acquire information                                           – Products such as research topics,
                   about Texas                                                      formulation of research questions
                   TAKS 5                                                           for a topic, essays, visual products,
                                                                                    etc. are usable. Example: (Speech
                                                                                    from Houston.) Questions could be
                                                                                    point of view, identification of it as
                                                                                    a primary source, drawing
                                                                                    inferences from the document,

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                                            7th Grade Pre-AP Texas History Curriculum Document
                                                Civil War and Reconstruction, Farming, Frontier Texas
    Fifth Six Weeks                                                                                                                                          Birdville ISD
  Topic   TEKS            Student                    TEKS Clarifications /                   Performance Indicators             Cog.        Resources             Activities
          Strand        Expectations                   Specifications                                                           Level
                                                                                        understanding cause/effect, and
                                                                                        determining bias. Performance – (A
                                                                                        series of passages on a topic.)
                                                                                        Organize the information given
                                                                                        above into a report to present to the
                                                                                        class.

Ongoing   21B      analyze information by    Generalizations are inferences taken Given a primary source document, Analyze /
          Skills   sequencing,               from multiple examples to form a         students will be able to infer causes Analyze
                   categorizing,             reliable statement about a total         for learned effects in Texas history.
                   identifying cause-and-    population or set of data such as cities Given two-four leaders in a given
                   effect relationships,     of Texas, colonies of Texas, ways of era of Texas history, students will
                   comparing, contrasting,   work, etc. Generalizations and           be able to explain their good and
                   finding the main idea,    inferences should be supported by        bad points and complete a Venn
                   summarizing, making       evidence which the student can state diagram of their similarities and
                   generalizations and       by giving examples from text, learned differences. Given a set of
                   predictions, and          information and prior experience.        describing terms, students will be
                   drawing inferences and    Summaries are multiple sentences for able to choose the correct leader or
                   conclusions               multi-paragraph passages of at least 4- event for the terms described.
                   TAKS 5                    5 paragraphs from textbook, primary, Given a secondary source
                                             or other secondary sources such as       document, students will be able to
                                             encyclopedias, newspapers, etc. At create a one-paragraph summary of
                                             this level inferred causes for stated    a 4-5 paragraph document. Given a
                                             events or predicted events from stated picture or passage, student will be
                                             causes are appropriate.                  able to choose the appropriate
                                                                                      inference or generalization and
                                                                                      support with text or visual evidence
                                                                                      by explaining his/her choice.

Ongoing   21C      organize and interpret    bar graphs, line graphs, pie graphs        The student will answer a Data         Organize &
          Skills   information from          (using fractions or percentages) and       Based Question that focuses on one Interpret /
                   outlines, reports,        timelines in which scale is used to        of the significant eras in this course Understand
                   databases, and visuals    mathematically place a given event in      and the individuals that were
                   including graphs,         the correct location for the interval of   involved. Given a set of data,
                   charts, timelines, and    time chosen.                               student will be able to create one of
                   maps                                                                 the graphics listed in the s.e.
                   TAKS 5                                                               Students will be able to choose the

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                                         7th Grade Pre-AP Texas History Curriculum Document
                                               Civil War and Reconstruction, Farming, Frontier Texas
    Fifth Six Weeks                                                                                                                                      Birdville ISD
  Topic   TEKS            Student                   TEKS Clarifications /                 Performance Indicators              Cog.      Resources             Activities
          Strand        Expectations                  Specifications                                                          Level
                                                                                    appropriate graph for a given type
                                                                                    of data. Students will be able to
                                                                                    organize information read or
                                                                                    researched for this purpose.

Ongoing   21D      identify points of view   Context includes all of the factors    The student will answer a Data         Identify /
          Skills   from the historical       surrounding the person who is making   Based Question that focuses on one Apply
                   context surrounding an    the point of view including            of the significant eras in this course
                   event and the frame of    geography, religion, time, family,     and the individuals that were
                   reference that            work factors, economic status and      involved. Documents should have a
                   influenced the            others.                                "point of view" and the question
                   participants                                                     should ask for analysis of these
                   TAKS 5                                                           points of view. Given a primary
                                                                                    source, students will be able to
                                                                                    identify the point of view or opinion
                                                                                    of the writer and analyze how the
                                                                                    time period, religion, geography, or
                                                                                    other factor influenced the point of
                                                                                    view.

Ongoing   21E      support a point of view such as abolitionist, kkk, or migration, Given a scenario for a given time     Support /
          Skills   on a social studies issue etc.                                   period in Texas history, students     Understand
                   or event TAKS 5                                                  will be able to give their own
                                                                                    opinion of a person or action and
                                                                                    support it by referring to the
                                                                                    historical context of the time. Given
                                                                                    a current state problem or issue,
                                                                                    students will be able to give an
                                                                                    opinion as to a leader to elect, a
                                                                                    position on a bill or law, or the
                                                                                    solution to a problem and support
                                                                                    with local reasons and data.

Ongoing   21G      evaluate the validity of may be evaluated as valid or invalid or Given a scenario for research,         Evaluate /
          Skills   a source based on        on a scale of 1 (totally invalid) to 5  students will be able to choose the    Evaluate
                   language, corroboration (completely supported)                   most valid source for finding
                   with other sources, and                                          information through multiple

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                                           7th Grade Pre-AP Texas History Curriculum Document
                                               Civil War and Reconstruction, Farming, Frontier Texas
    Fifth Six Weeks                                                                                                                                    Birdville ISD
  Topic   TEKS             Student                 TEKS Clarifications /                 Performance Indicators              Cog.    Resources               Activities
          Strand        Expectations                 Specifications                                                          Level
                   information about the                                            choice. Ex. Which of the following
                   author                                                           is a valid source for finding out
                   TAKS 5                                                           information about a proposition in
                                                                                    an upcoming election? a,b,c,d

Ongoing   21H      use appropriate          mean, median, mode; area, perimeter;    Given population figures at different Use /                   Civil War Magazine (see 5B)
          Skills   mathematical skills to graph skills; scale, fractions, percent   times in Texas history, student will Apply
                   interpret social studies                                         be able to make an appropriate
                   information such as                                              graph. Student will be able to
                   maps and graphs                                                  transfer data from bar graph of raw
                                                                                    numbers to percents and fractions
                                                                                    for pie charts. Students will be able
                                                                                    to determine the mean population or
                                                                                    land area for a given section of
                                                                                    Texas.

Ongoing   22A      use social studies       Social studies concepts found in the    Items may ask students to define       Use /
          Skills   terminology correctly    TEKS statements make excellent          and use the vocabulary of social       Apply
                                            vocabulary study.                       studies, to identify correct usage and
                                                                                    grammar, or transfer information in
                                                                                    one form to another. Performance –
                                                                                    Products such as research topics,
                                                                                    formulation of research questions
                                                                                    for a topic, essays, visual products,
                                                                                    etc. are usable. Example:
                                                                                    (Information in a data table.)
                                                                                    Which graph below correctly shows
                                                                                    the information from the table?
                                                                                    (choices would be in graph format)
                                                                                    Performance – (Description of an
                                                                                    event in Texas history.) Develop a
                                                                                    comic strip that depicts the events
                                                                                    described above.

Ongoing   22B      use standard grammar, Use TAKS ELA standards                     The student will develop a report, Use /
          Skills   spelling, sentence                                               essay, or letter for a given topic Apply
                   structure, and                                                   regarding Texas history. The final

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                                           7th Grade Pre-AP Texas History Curriculum Document
                                                  Civil War and Reconstruction, Farming, Frontier Texas
    Fifth Six Weeks                                                                                                                                        Birdville ISD
  Topic   TEKS             Student                     TEKS Clarifications /                 Performance Indicators             Cog.      Resources             Activities
          Strand        Expectations                     Specifications                                                         Level
                   punctuation                                                          draft will demonstrate appropriate
                                                                                        control of conventions.

Ongoing   22C      transfer information        graph to written; written to graph or    Given a set of data, student will be Transfer /
          Skills   from one medium to          visual; visual to written; using Excel   able to write an explanation. Given Understand
                   another, including          or locally accessible software to        a photograph, student will be able to
                   written to visual and       include…                                 write a description or set of
                   statistical to written or                                            inferences. Given a report of
                   visual, using computer                                               information, student will be able to
                   software as appropriate                                              create appropriate visuals, graphics,
                   TAKS 5                                                               and graphs to depict the data. Given
                                                                                        a visual or set of data, student will
                                                                                        be able to choose the correct
                                                                                        explanation in multiple choice.
                                                                                        Given a written set of information,
                                                                                        student will be able to choose the
                                                                                        correct graph for the information.

Ongoing   22D      create written, oral, and reports, journal entries, multi-media      Given a time period in Texas         Create /
          Skills   visual presentations of presentations, narratives, graphs,           history, student will be able to     Create
                   social studies            illustrations, story boards, ads, etc.     prepare a set of visuals to
                   information                                                          demonstrate the most influential
                                                                                        events and people.

Ongoing   23A      use a problem-solving such as problems in Texas today                Questions need to provide students Use /
          Skills   process to identify a    analogous with those being studied in       with a flow chart or decision tree    Evaluate
                   problem, gather          the 20 century.                             and ask students to complete them
                   information, list and                                                as they solve a given problem or
                   consider options,                                                    determine a course of action.;
                   consider advantages                                                  Example: (a flow chart of the
                   and disadvantages,                                                   solving of an issue with several
                   choose and implement                                                 blank areas) Which of the steps
                   a solution, and evaluate                                             listed below is missing in space 1 of
                   the effectiveness of the                                             the problem? A. identification of the
                   solution                                                             problem (other choices)
                                                                                        Performance – Develop a decision
                                                                                        making tree for the colonists as they

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                                          7th Grade Pre-AP Texas History Curriculum Document
                                                  Civil War and Reconstruction, Farming, Frontier Texas
    Fifth Six Weeks                                                                                                                                     Birdville ISD
  Topic   TEKS            Student                     TEKS Clarifications /                 Performance Indicators             Cog.    Resources             Activities
          Strand        Expectations                    Specifications                                                         Level
                                                                                      faced the problem of whether to go
                                                                                      to war with Mexico prior to the
                                                                                      Revolution.

Ongoing   23B      use a decision-making       such as current event decisions related Given a modern-day scenario           Use /
          Skills   process to identify a       to Texas - candidates, for or against a analogous to one from Texas           Analyze
                   situation that requires a   proposition or law, additional to Texas history, student will be able to
                   decision, gather            Constitution, etc.                      follow the decision-making process
                   information, identify                                               to select from a set of given choices
                   options, predict                                                    such as who should be the leader of
                   consequences, and take                                              the state at this particular time of
                   action to implement a                                               need or which of area of the state
                   decision.                                                           should be developed for economic
                                                                                       importance, etc.




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